The Ultimate Coffee Maker Quiz
Think your local coffeehouse charges too much for a cup of joe? Take this quiz to learn about coffee and how to choose a coffee maker that has the features you want to make that perfect cup!
What type of coffee maker is the most popular?
- drip coffee
- coffee press
When was the first automatic drip coffee maker invented?
Which is the most common variety of coffee bean?
- Indonesian beans
- Arabica beans
- Brazilian beans
Coffee beans grow best in which climate conditions?
- wet and cool
- dry and cool
- wet and warm
What is the ideal storage method for coffee?
- in an airtight container away from light and heat
- in the freezer
- in the refrigerator
What ultraconvenient coffee maker feature do sleepyheads depend on to get them out of bed in the morning?
- alarm clock
- programmable timer
- wake-up call
What factor do coffee experts say makes the French press a superior method for brewing coffee?
- It allows for the most control over temperature and brewing time.
- It's the most stylish of all coffee makers.
- You can drink your coffee directly from a French press.
For a drip coffee maker, what is the ideal brewing time?
- three minutes
- five minutes
- seven minutes
What is the optimal water temperature range for brewing coffee?
- 185-195 degrees F (85-91 degrees C)
- 195-205 degrees F (91-96 degrees C)
- 205-215 degrees F (96-102 degrees C)
What part of a drip coffee maker heats the water?
- heating element
- propane tank
- hot plate
If you are prone to leaving the coffee maker on all day, what feature should you look for when shopping for one?
- timer button
- automatic shutoff
- brewing control
What is the gurgling noise that coffee machines frequently make?
- bubbles in the water
- steam heating the water
- the heating element expanding
What holds the water in a coffee maker?
If your coffee maker has one, what is the main function of the sensor?
- to regulate temperature
- to turn on the machine
- to turn off the machine
Which fixture in a coffee maker is also found in the bathroom?
Which company developed the glamorous Clover coffee maker?
- Mr. Coffee
- Coffee Equipment Company
How many cups of coffee does a Clover coffee maker brew at once?
How much does a fancy drip coffee machine like the Clover cost?
What is a common criticism of inexpensive drip coffee makers?
- They take too long to brew a pot.
- They don't heat the water enough to brew tasty coffee.
- They are poorly constructed.
Why would you put vinegar in your coffee maker?
- to sanitize the water reservoir
- to break down calcium
- to remove stains